David Beckham through the years

Soccer superstar David Beckham announced he will retire at the conclusion of the 2013 season. Beckham began his professional career in 1993 with Manchester United, where he played 10 years.


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David Beckham playing for Manchester United in 1993.
David Beckham
David Beckham playing for Manchester United in 1993.
David Beckham playing for England in 1996.
David Beckham
David Beckham playing for England in 1996.
David Beckham playing for Manchester United in 1997. (Getty Images)
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David Beckham playing for Manchester United in 1997. (Getty Images)
David Beckham sports a gash on his head while playing for Manchester United in 2000. (Getty Images)
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David Beckham sports a gash on his head while playing for Manchester United in 2000. (Getty Images)
David Beckham of Manchester United takes a trademark free-kick during the FA Barclaycard Premiership match against Fulham in 2001. (Getty Images)
David Beckham
David Beckham of Manchester United takes a trademark free-kick during the FA Barclaycard Premiership match against Fulham in 2001. (Getty Images)
A portrait of David Beckham the Captain of England during the UEFA European Championship Qualifying Group 7 match between Slovakia and England at the Tehelne Pole Stadium in Bratislava, Slovakia on October 12, 2002. (Getty Images)
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A portrait of David Beckham the Captain of England during the UEFA European Championship Qualifying Group 7 match between Slovakia and England at the Tehelne Pole Stadium in Bratislava, Slovakia on October 12, 2002. (Getty Images)
David Beckham puts his arms in the air to attract attention from team mate Gary Neville during the FA Barclaycard Premiership match between Manchester United v Aston Villa at Old Trafford in 2002. (Getty Images)
David Beckham
David Beckham puts his arms in the air to attract attention from team mate Gary Neville during the FA Barclaycard Premiership match between Manchester United v Aston Villa at Old Trafford in 2002. (Getty Images)
�David Beckham playing for Real Madrid in 2003. (Getty Images)
David Beckham
David Beckham playing for Real Madrid in 2003. (Getty Images)
David Beckahm and wife Victoria in 2003. (Getty Images)
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David Beckahm and wife Victoria in 2003. (Getty Images)
David Beckham playing for Real Madrid in 2004. (Getty Images)
David Beckham
David Beckham playing for Real Madrid in 2004. (Getty Images)
David Beckham playing for England in 2004. (Getty Images)
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David Beckham playing for England in 2004. (Getty Images)
David Beckham playing for England in 2004. (Getty Images)
David Beckham
David Beckham playing for England in 2004. (Getty Images)
David Beckham playing for Real Madrid in 2005. (Getty Images)
David Beckham
David Beckham playing for Real Madrid in 2005. (Getty Images)
Jennifer Lopez, Beyonce Knowles and David Beckham attend the Premiere of the new Pepsi Advertisement at Circulo de Belles Artes on February 23, 2005 in Madrid, Spain. (Getty Images)
David Beckham 2005
Jennifer Lopez, Beyonce Knowles and David Beckham attend the Premiere of the new Pepsi Advertisement at Circulo de Belles Artes on February 23, 2005 in Madrid, Spain. (Getty Images)
David and Victoria Beckham pose for a studio portrait in 2005. (Getty Images)
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David and Victoria Beckham pose for a studio portrait in 2005. (Getty Images)
David Beckham (L) of England celebrates scoring the opening goal with team mate Ashley Cole during the FIFA World Cup Germany 2006 Round of 16 match between England and Ecuador played at the Gottlieb-Daimler Stadium on June 25, 2006 in Stuttgart, Germany. (Getty Images)
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David Beckham (L) of England celebrates scoring the opening goal with team mate Ashley Cole during the FIFA World Cup Germany 2006 Round of 16 match between England and Ecuador played at the Gottlieb-Daimler Stadium on June 25, 2006 in Stuttgart, Germany. (Getty Images)
Santiago Cazorla (R) of Recreativo Huelva tackles David Beckham of Real Madrid during the Primera Liga match between Real Madrid and Recreativo Huelva at the Santiago Bernabeu stadium on December 20, 2006 in Madrid, Spain. (Getty Images)
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Santiago Cazorla (R) of Recreativo Huelva tackles David Beckham of Real Madrid during the Primera Liga match between Real Madrid and Recreativo Huelva at the Santiago Bernabeu stadium on December 20, 2006 in Madrid, Spain. (Getty Images)
David Beckham of Real Madrid reacts after Real scored the winning goal during the Primera Liga match between Real Madrid and Recreativo Huelva at the Nuevo Colombino stadium on May 20, 2007 in Huelva, Spain. (Getty Images)
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David Beckham of Real Madrid reacts after Real scored the winning goal during the Primera Liga match between Real Madrid and Recreativo Huelva at the Nuevo Colombino stadium on May 20, 2007 in Huelva, Spain. (Getty Images)
A sign for the Home Depot Center stadium announces the arrival of soccer star David Beckham on July 13, 2007 in Carson, California. (Getty Images)
David Beckham
A sign for the Home Depot Center stadium announces the arrival of soccer star David Beckham on July 13, 2007 in Carson, California. (Getty Images)
David Beckham holds up his L.A. Galaxy jersey during his introduction to the MLS side in 2007.
David Beckham
David Beckham holds up his L.A. Galaxy jersey during his introduction to the MLS side in 2007.
David Beckham handles the ball against D.C. United at RFK Stadium on August 9, 2007 in Washington, DC. (Getty Images)
David Beckham
David Beckham handles the ball against D.C. United at RFK Stadium on August 9, 2007 in Washington, DC. (Getty Images)
David Beckham celebrates his goal in front of LA Galaxy Fans during the match against the San Jose Earthquakes in 2008. (Getty Images)
David Beckham
David Beckham celebrates his goal in front of LA Galaxy Fans during the match against the San Jose Earthquakes in 2008. (Getty Images)
David Beckham holds an AC Milan shirt as he poses for photographers after a press conference at the San Siro Stadium where he signed for AC Milan on a two month loan from LA Galaxy on December 20, 2008 in Milan, Italy. (Getty Images)
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David Beckham holds an AC Milan shirt as he poses for photographers after a press conference at the San Siro Stadium where he signed for AC Milan on a two month loan from LA Galaxy on December 20, 2008 in Milan, Italy. (Getty Images)
David Beckham of Milan during the Serie A match between AC Milan and Reggina at the San Siro stadium on February 7, 2009. (Getty Images)
David Beckham
David Beckham of Milan during the Serie A match between AC Milan and Reggina at the San Siro stadium on February 7, 2009. (Getty Images)
Los Angeles Galaxy supporters hold up signs protesting David Beckham #23 before the MLS match against AC Milan at The Home Depot Center on July 19, 2009. (Getty Images)
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Los Angeles Galaxy supporters hold up signs protesting David Beckham #23 before the MLS match against AC Milan at The Home Depot Center on July 19, 2009. (Getty Images)
LOS ANGELES, CA - NOVEMBER 16: David Beckham and his sons Cruz Beckham (L) Romeo Beckham and Brooklyn Beckham (R) attend the Los Angeles Lakers and Phoenix Suns NBA basketball game at Staples Center on November 16, 2012 in Los Angeles, California. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and or using this photograph, User is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement. (Photo by Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images)
Phoenix Suns v Los Angeles Lakers
LOS ANGELES, CA - NOVEMBER 16: David Beckham and his sons Cruz Beckham (L) Romeo Beckham and Brooklyn Beckham (R) attend the Los Angeles Lakers and Phoenix Suns NBA basketball game at Staples Center on November 16, 2012 in Los Angeles, California. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and or using this photograph, User is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement. (Photo by Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images)
Los Angeles Galaxy's David Beckham celebrates his goal against the Montreal Impact during the second half of an MLS soccer game in Montreal on Saturday, May 12, 2012. (AP Photo/The Canadian Press, Paul Chiasson)
Beckham scores on free kick, Galaxy tie Impact 1-1
Los Angeles Galaxy's David Beckham celebrates his goal against the Montreal Impact during the second half of an MLS soccer game in Montreal on Saturday, May 12, 2012. (AP Photo/The Canadian Press, Paul Chiasson)
Los Angeles Galaxy midfielder David Beckham holds up their trophy after defeating the the Houston Dynamo 3-1 in the MLS Cup championship soccer game, Saturday, Dec. 1, 2012, in Carson, Calif. AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)
Beckham wins 2nd MLS title, Galaxy beat Dynamo 3-1
Los Angeles Galaxy midfielder David Beckham holds up their trophy after defeating the the Houston Dynamo 3-1 in the MLS Cup championship soccer game, Saturday, Dec. 1, 2012, in Carson, Calif. AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)
Los Angeles Galaxy's David Beckham kicks from the corner during the first half of an MLS Western Conference finals soccer game against the Seattle Sounders, Sunday, Nov. 11, 2012, in Carson, Calif. (AP Photo/Chris Carlson)
Galaxy beat Sounders 3-0 in 1st leg of West final
Los Angeles Galaxy's David Beckham kicks from the corner during the first half of an MLS Western Conference finals soccer game against the Seattle Sounders, Sunday, Nov. 11, 2012, in Carson, Calif. (AP Photo/Chris Carlson)
Fans hold up signs for David Beckham of the Los Angeles Galaxy as the Galaxy take on the Houston Dynamo in the 2012 MLS Cup. (Getty Images)
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Fans hold up signs for David Beckham of the Los Angeles Galaxy as the Galaxy take on the Houston Dynamo in the 2012 MLS Cup. (Getty Images)
Los Angeles Galaxy midfielder David Beckham takes a fall during the first half of their MLS Cup soccer match against the Houston Dynamo, Saturday, Dec. 1, 2012, in Carson, Calif. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)
Beckham wins 2nd MLS title, Galaxy beat Dynamo 3-1
Los Angeles Galaxy midfielder David Beckham takes a fall during the first half of their MLS Cup soccer match against the Houston Dynamo, Saturday, Dec. 1, 2012, in Carson, Calif. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)
Los Angeles Galaxy's David Beckham, center, of England, is sprayed with champagne as they celebrate in the dressing room after defeating the Houston Dynamo 3-1 in the MLS Cup championship soccer game, Saturday, Dec. 1, 2012, in Carson, Calif. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong)
Beckham wins 2nd MLS title, Galaxy beat Dynamo 3-1
Los Angeles Galaxy's David Beckham, center, of England, is sprayed with champagne as they celebrate in the dressing room after defeating the Houston Dynamo 3-1 in the MLS Cup championship soccer game, Saturday, Dec. 1, 2012, in Carson, Calif. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong)
PARIS, FRANCE - FEBRUARY 24: David Beckham of PSG jumps on the goal scorer and team mate Zlatan Ibrahimovic during the Ligue 1 match between Paris Saint-Germain FC and Olympique de Marseille at Parc des Princes on February 24, 2013 in Paris, France. (Photo by Dean Mouhtaropoulos/Getty Images)
Paris Saint-Germain FC v Olympique de Marseille - Ligue 1
PARIS, FRANCE - FEBRUARY 24: David Beckham of PSG jumps on the goal scorer and team mate Zlatan Ibrahimovic during the Ligue 1 match between Paris Saint-Germain FC and Olympique de Marseille at Parc des Princes on February 24, 2013 in Paris, France. (Photo by Dean Mouhtaropoulos/Getty Images)
PARIS, FRANCE - FEBRUARY 24: David Beckham of PSG thanks the fans after victory in the Ligue 1 match between Paris Saint-Germain FC and Olympique de Marseille at Parc des Princes on February 24, 2013 in Paris, France. (Photo by Dean Mouhtaropoulos/Getty Images)
Paris Saint-Germain FC v Olympique de Marseille - Ligue 1
PARIS, FRANCE - FEBRUARY 24: David Beckham of PSG thanks the fans after victory in the Ligue 1 match between Paris Saint-Germain FC and Olympique de Marseille at Parc des Princes on February 24, 2013 in Paris, France. (Photo by Dean Mouhtaropoulos/Getty Images)
REIMS, FRANCE - MARCH 02: David Beckham of Paris Saint-Germain in action during the Ligue 1 match between Stade de Reims Champagne v Paris Saint-Germain FC at Stade Auguste Delaune on March 2, 2013 in Reims, France. (Photo by Jamie McDonald/Getty Images)
Stade de Reims Champagne v Paris Saint-Germain FC - Ligue 1
REIMS, FRANCE - MARCH 02: David Beckham of Paris Saint-Germain in action during the Ligue 1 match between Stade de Reims Champagne v Paris Saint-Germain FC at Stade Auguste Delaune on March 2, 2013 in Reims, France. (Photo by Jamie McDonald/Getty Images)

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